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Ruins of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the City of Cori (Rovine del Tempio de’ Castori nella citta di Cora)18th century
410 x 570 mm (16.1 x 22.4 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
- temples - Use for religious buildings dedicated to the service of a deity or deities, often housing a cult image; do not use for such Christian or Islamic religious buildings, prefer "churches" or "mosques." May also be used for Protestant places of worship in France and some French-speaking regions. [February 1995 scope note added.]
- plate Dimensions: 410 x 570 mm (16.1 x 22.4 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778) . Ruins of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the City of Cori (Rovine del Tempio de’ Castori nella citta di Cora), 18th century. From Antichità di Cora. Etching. plate : 410 x 570 mm (16.1 x 22.4 in.). DAC accession number Retrospective TBD. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892).
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